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Farm Laborer

Sun Gro Horticulture Processing Inc.

Quincy, MI

$18.00 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15176393115
Email address to Apply:
Dan.Johnson@sungro.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
On farms, assisting in all aspects of the harvesting, production, and sale of Peat Moss. Employees will handle, prepare, and process Peat Moss in preparation of selling the product. Duties will include counting and/or measuring product, loading product onto trucks, and moving product with tractors or other heavy equipment. Employees will be expected to clean up the job sites after each day. Three (3) months of relevant experience required, and one (1) month of training provided. Experience with driving and operating equipment and trucks required. Ability to speak English is strongly preferred.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Must be able to lift and carry 75lbs/75yds. Three (3) months of relevant experience required, and one (1) month of training provided. Experience with driving and operating equipment/trucks required. Ability to speak English is strongly preferred. Post-employment drug tests are paid for by employer when applicable. The employer reserves the right to conduct a background check post-hire at the employers expense IF the employer deems it necessary.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sun Gro Horticulture Processing Inc.
Location:
Agawam, MA 01001
Telephone Number:
+14164077442

Worksite

Address:
1150 E. Chicago Road, Quincy, MI 49082

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22286-529103
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/3/2022

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